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Take a Voyage Through the Universe.
The view from Earth: an inside look at outer space.
Explore the natural beauty and violent secrets of the Earth, Sun and Moon in this self-guided expedition into our vast and compelling universe.
The Solar System Combining more than 600 vivid photographs and color illustrations with music, text and hours of recorded narration, The View From Earth delivers hands-on multimedia from the experts at Time-Life Books. If you've been fascinated by the mysteries, the rituals or the science of the universe - or wondered about its future - you will want to explore The View From Earth.
The Earth Rediscover the third planet - and its plea for help. Fact is separated from myth in detailed examinations of ozone depletion, acid rain, the greenhouse effect and much more.
The Sun. See the fury and power of Earth's nearest star. Photographs from NASA are interleaved with narrated tours to illustrate the powerful features of the Sun - including solar flares that belch fiery gases by the millions of tons.
The Moon. Trace the violent origins of the rugged lunar landscape and review the Moon's mysterious heritage. Since the dawn of civilization the Moon has fed the imagination of earthbound observers.
Solar Eclipse. Watch as Earth, Sun and Moon align to form the July 11, 1991, solar eclipse. The View From Earth also includes the Eclipse Tracker - a map and schedule of viewing sites for eclipses past, present and future.
Requirements: IBM or IBM-compatible, 4 MB RAM, MPC-compatible CD-ROM drive, VGA+ (640 x 480 x 256 colors) monitor, Windows 3.0 with Multimedia extensions or Windows 3.1
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